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8 Jan 2016, 5:47 am by Todd Rodriguez
Under the federal Affordable Care Act, physicians and other providers have only 60 days to refund overpayments to the Medicare program before they face potential liability under the False Claims Act. [read post]
29 May 2018, 3:00 am by Edward J. Cyran
In April, the FDA released its “Medical Device Safety Action Plan,” a short to mid-term vision for increasing the safety of medical devices. [read post]
30 Nov 2017, 9:25 am by Edward J. Cyran
CMS recently issued an Advisory Opinion suggesting that physicians who refer diagnostic tests reimbursable under Medicare to a laboratory may, under certain circumstances, receive electronic pop-up notifications in the laboratory’s web-based portal alerting the physicians to various potential issues related to the test results. [read post]
29 May 2009, 7:22 am
In its recent Advisory Opinion No. 09-05, the OIG reviewed a proposed arrangement whereby a hospital would compensate physicians for on-call services performed on behalf of the hospital’s uninsured patients. [read post]
30 Jun 2011, 11:10 am by Todd Rodriguez
On June 29, 2011, the New Jersey Senate voted to pass Senate Bill No. 2780, which would amend existing New Jersey health care facility licensure statutes to require that one-room surgical practices operating in New Jersey obtain state licensure.  [read post]
23 Feb 2015, 6:18 am by Todd Rodriguez
Beginning May 13, 2015, employers must provide paid sick leave to employees who work in Philadelphia, per the City of Brotherly Love’s newly enacted Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces Ordinance. [read post]
30 Dec 2015, 6:58 am by Todd Rodriguez
This week, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued OIG Advisory Opinion No. 15-15 regarding a proposed arrangement in which a hospital would bill a radiology group for transcription of the radiology group’s reports for patients who are not hospital patients, but rather patients of a third-party clinic that provides radiology studies and refers to the radiology group. [read post]
26 Jun 2017, 8:09 am by Eric Bixler
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 requires Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) to remove Social Security Numbers (“SSNs”) from all Medicare cards. [read post]
22 Jun 2016, 2:57 pm by Fox Rothschild LLP
Long gone are the days when drug reps enticed physicians with extravagant meals at five-star restaurants and box seats to the Phillies’ playoffs (and sadly, gone are the days when the Phillies actually made the playoffs). [read post]
18 Jul 2016, 4:26 pm by Edward J. Cyran
There are big changes coming to the Medicare incentive programs as we know them. [read post]
30 May 2011, 6:03 pm by Todd Rodriguez
If you intend to take advantage of the Medicare EHR Incentive Program in the first year of participation, you will need to attest that you have met the “meaningful use” requirements for 90 consecutive days.  [read post]
22 Dec 2013, 8:23 am by Todd Rodriguez
In recent months I have had a number of physician clients contact me to tell me that they have unexpectedly been dropped from one or more Medicare Advantage plans with which they have participated with no issue for, in some case, years. [read post]
10 Mar 2009, 7:31 am
As yet another warning to physicians and the medical device industry, the Department of Justice has entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement with medical device maker Neuromtrix in connection with an alleged kickback arrangement with referring physicians. [read post]
8 Dec 2009, 7:52 am by Todd Rodriguez
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has published the amounts which may be charged by a health care facility or health care provider in Pennsylvania upon receipt of a request or subpoena for production of medical charts or records. [read post]
22 Dec 2015, 6:25 am by Edward J. Cyran
Commercial payors are actively looking for ways to reduce payments to out-of-network providers. [read post]
22 Jun 2016, 5:07 am by Edward J. Cyran
The deadline for providers to file a hardship exception application to the electronic health record (EHR) meaningful use requirements for the 2015 reporting period is July 1, 2016. [read post]
7 Mar 2008, 7:47 pm
More not-so-good news for Pennsylvania: according to an article in the Times Tribune, Pennsylvania Medical Society officials are predicting a shortage of physicians in Pennsylvania in the foreseeable future. [read post]
18 Oct 2010, 7:29 am by William Maruca
Hospital-owned practices may take an unexpected hit in revenue under a new Medicare rule that bundles certain physician service fees into hospital payments.  [read post]